Using web apps to enhance the student experience

A recent Centre for Distance Education one-day workshop investigated how the use of relatively low-tech, cost effective e-learning resources can be used to support University of London programmes.  The workshop gave attendees the chance to develop a mobile web app to support their work, most with a focus on improving student support. Eighteen staff from … Continue reading

CDE Briefing: Mobile app development

Following on from the Centre’s Mobile Apps and eReader Showcase in September we have prepared a briefing on apps and app development This guide is an introduction to tools for building “Apps”.  It covers what they are and key issues to consider when choosing an application development tool.  It was written by two CDE Fellows, … Continue reading

In Focus: Mobile Applications and eReaders

On 20 September 2012 the Centre for Distance Education held a technology showcase looking at the use of Mobile Applications and and eReaders in higher education, with a special focus on distance and online learning.   The aim of the event was to provide an inspirational and thought provoking introduction to the development and deployment … Continue reading